- a rehearsal in which physical action is combined with reading the lines of a play.
- a perfunctory performance of a script.
Words nearby walk-through
Origin of walk-through
Definition for walk through (2 of 2)
verb (used without object)
- to go on strike; stage a walkout: The miners will walk unless they get a pay raise.
- to be acquitted or to be released or fined rather than sentenced to jail: If the prosecutor doesn't present his case well, the murderer may walk.
verb (used with object)
- the route of a street vendor, tradesman, or the like.
- the district or area in which such a route is located.
- a tract of forest land under the charge of one forester or keeper.
- to remove illegally; steal.
- to win or attain, as in a competition: to walk off with the first prize for flower arrangements.
- to surpass one's competitors; win easily: to walk off with the fight.
- to go on strike.
- to leave in protest: to walk out of a committee meeting.
- to release (a play) by combining a reading aloud of the lines with the designated physical movements.
- Informal. to perform (a role, play, etc.) in a perfunctory manner.
- to make little or no effort in performing one's role: He didn't like the script and walked through his part.
Origin of walk
OTHER WORDS FROM walkun·walked, adjective
British Dictionary definitions for walk through (1 of 2)
British Dictionary definitions for walk through (2 of 2)
- to be a prostitute
- to wander round a town or city, esp when looking for work or having nowhere to stay
- an arrangement of trees or shrubs in widely separated rows
- the space between such rows
Derived forms of walkwalkable, adjective
Word Origin for walk
Medical definitions for walk through
Idioms and Phrases with walk through (1 of 2)
Perform in a perfunctory fashion, as in She was just walking through her job, hoping to quit very soon. This idiom originally referred to practicing parts in a play at an early rehearsal. It was applied more broadly from the late 1800s. Also see go through the motions.
walk someone through. Instruct someone carefully, one step at a time, as in He was very helpful, walking me through all the steps in this complex computer program.
Idioms and Phrases with walk through (2 of 2)
In addition to the idioms beginning with walk
- walk all over
- walk a tightrope
- walk away from
- walk away with
- walking encyclopedia
- walking papers
- walk off with
- walk of life
- walk on air
- walk on eggs
- walk out
- walk over
- walk tall
- walk the floor
- walk the plank
- walk through
- cock of the walk
- hands down (in a walk)
- worship the ground someone walks on